In many states, regional ballot initiatives raise money for transportation projects, writes Frederick Hewett.
Why does this ambitious and complex dream endure? asks Tom LeCompte.
Supporting public transportation strengthens our community and makes us better people, writes H. Louise Messinger.
Death threats and union battles: Doug Barth couldn't get rid of the Mass. Pike tolls, which have now outlived the tollbooths.
Although there is a role for the private sector in financing some infrastructure projects, writes Frederick Hewett, profit-driven management may be at odds with the public interest.
As air travel becomes increasingly uncomfortable, a new ad campaign asks passengers to be more civil.
Before ejecting drivers from our vehicles, Philip Warburg writes, we should pause and take a serious look at what would be gained and lost if we do.
What if you could bypass flying and rail and instead use a ground-based form of transit that’s not only faster and cleaner, but cheaper?
I felt helpless and vulnerable, my heart broken for the survivors who endured the same discomfort in silence.
Just how uncomfortable does flying have to get before something changes?
The “connected car” age brings efficiency -- and the end of a long cultural romance.
Lofty words about being green ultimately run up against blunt economic realities.
When a corporation commits a crime, we should demand meaningful reparations.
Just as the wonders of technology have changed everything from taking taxis to making travel plans, so too our digital age is transforming the lowly parking meter.
In Boston, road rage is an epidemic. Could driverless cars be the answer?
Is city cycling safe? It is an important question, but equally important is reason.
A failing T means a failing economy.
After the winter we've had, there's no time like the present to fix the state's transportation woes.
How can we begin to reverse the curse of road-dependency in suburbia, and the snow removal headaches that go with it?
When public transportation grinds to a halt, we throw our iciest snowballs at the people working to get and keep the trains and buses moving.